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Could I have oral cancer I am 16 years old?
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Young age cancer
Unlikely but see a doctor or dentist to check it out.

In brief: Young age cancer
Unlikely but see a doctor or dentist to check it out.
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
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Dr. John h Rees
Radiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Unlikley
Oral cancers are usually associated with exposure to toxins or irritants over time such as tobacco or alcohol and are most common after age 50.

In brief: Unlikley
Oral cancers are usually associated with exposure to toxins or irritants over time such as tobacco or alcohol and are most common after age 50.
Dr. John h Rees
Dr. John h Rees
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not likely
Rarely teenagers may develop a form of oral cancer due to epstein barr virus, otherwise, you need not worry.
Stay away from tobacco and alcohol to prevent oral and a number of other cancers.

In brief: Not likely
Rarely teenagers may develop a form of oral cancer due to epstein barr virus, otherwise, you need not worry.
Stay away from tobacco and alcohol to prevent oral and a number of other cancers.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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